General Live Action Movie/Series News & Discussion

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 3rd Stage Play “Mugen Dream Train” Unveils Its Stunning Main Visual

June 05, 2022 11:15pm CDT
General sales of the ticket will begin on August 20


Stage Musical of Fuyumi Soryo’s Cesare Manga Runs in 2023 After COVID-19 Delay

posted on 2022-06-06 03:52 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Musical runs in January-February 2023, after 3-year delay

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Manga Gets Live-Action Movie on Netflix

posted on 2022-06-07 12:36 EDT by Alex Mateo
Eiji Akaso stars as Akira


Live-Action Sempai! Danjite Koi de wa! Series Reveals New Short Video, Streaming on Viki

posted on 2022-06-07 13:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Show streams on bilibili, GagaOOLala on June 17, Viki, doramakorea in mid-June

Live-Action Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Film Reveals Staff, 2023 Debut

posted on 2022-06-08 02:33 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shin Godzilla’s third-unit director Yusuke Ishida helms film starring Eiji Akaso


BL Manga Kabesa Doujinsakka no Nekoyashiki-kun wa Shouninyokkyou wo Kojiraseteiru Gets Live-action Drama in October

June 08, 2022 9:05pm CDT
Manga author: “I hope that this live-action drama will bring happiness to all the people involved.”

Live-Action My Boyfriend in Orange Film Posts Snow Man Music Video

posted on 2022-06-09 01:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
“Orange Kiss” theme song plays over scenes of film, original manga


Shotaro Ishinomori’s Hotel Manga Gets New Live-Action Show Starring Dean Fujioka

posted on 2022-06-09 01:08 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hotel -Next Door- premieres in September


Kazuki Minamoto’s Kabe Koji Boys Love Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2022-06-09 01:37 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kōdai Matsuoka, Masaki Nakao star in October show about star indie manga creator, star male idol’s relationship


Live-Action Rent-A-Girlfriend Series Casts Mio Kudō as Ruka Sarashina

posted on 2022-06-09 19:11 EDT by Egan Loo
Stills from episode 1 also posted from July series


Yama Wayama’s Karaoke Iko! Comedy Manga Gets Live-action Film Adaptation in 2023

June 09, 2022 7:13pm CDT
The role of Satomi, one of the two protagonists, is chosen by audition.


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Kabuki Play Shows Off Its New Costumes

June 09, 2022 9:05pm CDT
The kabuki adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki’s work will play in Tokyo from July 4

Meet Main Cast of My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Stage Play in Costumes

June 10, 2022 9:15pm CDT
There are only a few tickets left for any shows that haven’t sold out

Check out Photos from the New Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Musical

June 13, 2022 7:50am CDT
This summer’s Magi -Dungeon Suite- airs second-night performance on streaming service Paravi


Deadline Site: Former Fast & Furious Director Justin Lin to Helm Live-Action One-Punch Man Film

posted on 2022-06-13 17:50 EDT by Egan Loo
Lin to also produce, co-write film with aim to start production by year’s end

Live-Action Karada Sagashi Film Reveals Teaser Visual, October 14 Opening

posted on 2022-06-14 00:38 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Assassination Classroom’s Eiichirō Hasumi helms 2022 film starring Kanna Hashimoto

Fast & Furious’ Justin Lin to direct One Punch Man live-action, Twitter suggests potential cast

Announcing the director of the movie has got Japanese Twitter speculating on who will be cast in the leading role.


Gran Turismo Racing Games’ Live-Action Film Opens in August 2023

posted on 2022-06-15 21:14 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
District 9’s Neill Blomkamp helms film ‘based on a true story’ about gamer-turned-pro-racer

BL Metamorphosis Film’s Clip Shows Urara Talking With Childhood Friend

posted on 2022-06-16 05:39 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film about 2 women with large age gap bonding over boys-love manga opens in Japan on June 17


Live-Action Rent-A-Girlfriend Show Unveils More Cast, July 2 Premiere

posted on 2022-06-16 17:56 EDT by Egan Loo
Aika Sawaguchi plays Sumi Sakurasawa

Mononoke Anime Gets Stage Play

posted on 2022-06-18 05:32 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Live-Action Alice in Borderland Season 2 Adds 6 Cast Members

posted on 2022-06-19 21:37 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yuri Tsunematsu, Tomohisa Yamashita, Hayato Isomura, Kai Inowaki, Katsuya Magiuma, Honami Satō join 2022 season

Live-Action Shin Shinchō Kōki TV Show Casts Riku Hagiwara, Atsuhiro Inukai

posted on 2022-06-20 12:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
July series casts Hagiwara as Akechi Mitsuhide, Inukai as Uesugi Kenshin


Tomodachi Game Manga Gets New Live-Action TV Show

posted on 2022-06-20 17:05 EDT by Alex Mateo
Tomodachi Game R4 premieres on July 23


Meet 4 Members of Idol Group Mystery Kiss in ODDTAXI Stage Play

June 20, 2022 7:16pm CDT
Tickets have sold out almost as soon as they went on sale

Fist of The North Star Musical Reveals Teaser Visual for Its Fall 2022 Performances

June 21, 2022 8:17pm CDT
Yusuke Onuki will reprise his role as the protagonist Kenshiro

Touken Ranbu Teams Up With Traditional Japanese Theatre For Kabuki, Bunraku Performances

posted on 2022-06-22 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
The historical sword Kogarasumaru—also a Touken Ranbu character—plays a key role in the “Momijigari” play

Nozomi Mino’s Yakuza Lover Manga Gets Live-Action Series

posted on 2022-06-23 03:41 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga also gets epilogue chapter in August

Shogakukan, Bandai, Bandai Spirits Launch Reality Show for Manga Creators

posted on 2022-06-24 15:40 EDT by Alex Mateo
Toon Gate premieres on YouTube on June 28


Live-Action Whisper of the Heart Sequel Film Casts Shizuku’s Classmates

posted on 2022-06-24 21:25 EDT by Egan Loo
Yuki Yamada, Rio Uchida, Towa Araki, Sara Sumitomo play Sugimura, Yūko as grownups, school kids


Space Battleship Tiramisu 3rd Stage Play Reveals Its All Cast Members

June 24, 2022 8:00pm CDT
Kentaro Menjo will reprise his role as the protagonist Subaru Ichinose

Live-Action Shin Shinchō Kōki TV Show Adds 11 Cast Members

posted on 2022-06-25 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tarō Suruga, Shuntarō Yanagi, Ryōhei Abe, Kenta Suga, Seiya Osada, more join July show


Spirited Away Stage Play Cancels Shows After Romi Park’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

posted on 2022-06-25 12:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Voice of Fullmetal Alchemist’s Ed shares Yubaba/Zeniba roles in play

My Dearest Self with Malice Aforethought Suspense Manga Gets Live-Action Show Starring Hey! Say! JUMP’s Ryōsuke Yamada

posted on 2022-06-26 17:08 EDT by Egan Loo
Yamada plays man with split personalities in murder suspense

Live-Action Rent-A-Girlfriend Show Casts Comedian Oideyasu Oda as Kazuya’s Father

posted on 2022-06-27 18:38 EDT by Egan Loo
Production finishes principal photography for series premiering on July 2

Spirited Away Stage Play Cancels 5 More Days After COVID-19 Cases Including Co-Lead Mone Kamishiraishi

posted on 2022-06-28 06:51 EDT by Egan Loo
Kamishiraishi also starred in Makoto Shinkai’s anime film your name., Chihayafuru, L-DK


New Tomodachi Game Live-Action TV Show Casts Fuma Kikuchi

posted on 2022-06-28 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kikuchi plays original character